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Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 21 February 2024 via mobile

Favourite restaurant in NZ so far. Second visit in three days. Highly recommended. Might be an age thing but three main courses between four of us was just right. Lamb Massaman as good as we’ve had in Thailand. Nasi goreng was delicious. Spicey Vietnamese noodles...with basil the best dish. Service excellent and everybody smiley, and very good value.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2023 via mobile

Had dinner here and it was good! Busy place but the staff were attentive and the food came out quickly. All the food was big portions and good value. It all tasted good as well!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2023

This is a favourite of mine, great food and the view is amazing but the Decor is very tired and needs a good clean. Tables taped up and very grubby chairs. The gardens could do with a tidy up as well

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 10 September 2023

Amazing delicious food and huge portions. Great location, good atmosphere and friendly staff. Best Thai in Dunedin!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 3 July 2023

Delicious food and excellent service. Fantastic view and lovely atmosphere. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 28 May 2023 via mobile

Generous portions and very yummy! So much to choose from! Visited with family and a full range for everyone. Food came out quickly even though it was busy and was great! We had the combination entree which was great and then I had prawns in...mushroom and oyster sauce. The rice was great! ThankyouMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 10 May 2023

Nearly didn’t come here as read the recent poor reviews. However couldn’t fault the service or food so felt I needed to leave a review! Ordered a takeaway it was on time and hot and food was delicious.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 3 May 2023

Spirit house use to be amazing, we ate the regularly... but on Sunday night it was terrible. We were seated and later we had to ask to order drinks, after 20 min or longer 2 out of the 5 drinks arrived..another 20 min later we...had to ask for the other drinks. It was so dark we had to move the lamp to read the menu. The food was very average At 8:55 the waitress dropped the bill in front of me and said they were closing in a few minutes...no offer of any more drinks, coffee or pudding. The whole experience was so disappointing as we had friends out of town. We won't be back!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 16 April 2023

Worst attempt at Asian cuisine ever! After living in So East Asia for 25 years, we crave those flavors that are found in really authentic Singapore Fried Rice or Vietnamese Bun Cha. The fried rice at this place had neither garlic nor spring onions and...no soy sauce flavors whatsoever ! Forget ordering the spring rolls! They resembled a wrap of something but nothing close to spring rolls we had even in the most “white” places in the USA. Never never again!!!More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 29 September 2022 via mobile

Arrived restaurant at 5.10pm and hadn't booked in but place was empty with no one dining. We were told that we must make a phone booking to eat there now. Can't complain about the service as there was none. Was informed that this restaurant has...changed hands now and is crap which is a shame as it was one of the best Thai meals in town. Plenty of other Thai restaurants and the best now is in Mornington.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 19 April 2022

The service here was the worst I have had in as long as I can remember. The food was also below standard when we eventually received it. A restaurant I could not recommend.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 19 March 2022

We were first customer in restaurant but floor was disgusting every where food partials very unhigene place.guy were standing at counter had no welcoming manners too late took our orders very bad service.we will not come back.if you don't want to work do u come...for work and spoil others businessMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 21 December 2021

Staff were chating no one came with us for order until 25 minutes we went there and asked for order nobody asked for drinks very lethargic service it used to be so good before.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 15 December 2021

What a surprise to learn that Spirit House is linked to my fav Thai in Christchurch (Thai Garden on Cranford St)! Fresh, high quality food and great flavours. We had the sharing menu option #1 for 18 people, and I would highly recommend it. Generous...amounts of food, with many leftovers packaged up to take away. The restaurant was busy. They were challenged to keep up with glasses and cutlery out of the dishwasher, but you couldn't fault the service with regular checks by staff to see if we needed anything. Acoustically the restaurant was good. Our large group was able to chat and be easily heard before than any restaurant we have visited in recent years. I don't think you'll be disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 11 December 2021

Not a great experience. Sent them an email re meal being sub-standard, time, date etc no response from the business.

Date of visit: December 2021
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DebnGrant
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a BYO option
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11 March 2016|
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On the spirit House website, there is a PDF of the menu ☺️
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SPIRIT HOUSE DUNEDIN - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Spirit House Dunedin offers takeaway services.

Spirit House Dunedin is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4